Senior Quality Manager - Svhn [LCK-461]

Senior Quality Manager - Svhn [LCK-461]

19 Apr
New South Wales Department Of Premier And Cabinet

19 Apr

New South Wales Department Of Premier And Cabinet


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Senior Quality Manager - SVHN

Organisation/Entity: St Vincent's Hospital Network Job Category: Governance Job Location: Sydney Region / Sydney - West Job Reference Number: JR116795 Work Type: Full-Time Closing Date: 20/04/2021 - 11:59 PM

Position Title: Senior Quality Manager

Employment Type: Maximum Term Full Time up to March 2026

Hours per week: Up to 38 hours per week

Position Grade: Health Manager Level 3

Salary: $114,076.21 - $130,046.97 base salary per annum

Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Health Employees Agreement 2019

Department Name: St Vincent's Correctional Health



Position Summary:

St Vincent’s is contracted by leading service providers MTC Broadspectrum to deliver health services to Parklea Correctional Centre – a major Sydney prison with capacity for 1,816 male inmates.

The provision of healthcare is a vital part of an inmate’s life. We’ve established St Vincent’s Correctional Health Services because of the unique difference corrective health professionals can make.

In 1838, when the Sisters of Charity who founded St Vincent’s arrived in Sydney from Ireland, they immediately went to the Parramatta Female Factory, where they made an important difference to the lives of hundreds of women convicts there. Similarly today, St Vincent’s Correctional Health aims to make a major difference by providing multidisciplinary healthcare to inmates at Parklea Correctional Complex.

St Vincent’s has an excellent track record in running health services and we are currently offering exciting opportunities to work within our Correctional Health team. With a major focus on professional development, we offer an array of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to develop a diverse array of skills to make a real difference to peoples’ lives.

About the role:

A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated Senior Quality Manager with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centered care. The successful applicant(s) will be expected to be able to coordinates and manage Quality & Safety Systems for St Vincent’s Correctional Health (SVCH) based at Parklea Correctional Centre. The Senior Quality Manager will also be involved in a range of patient safety and clinical quality functions at St Vincent’s Hospital. The role leads the preparation and readiness for the accreditation programs for SVCH including the National Safety and Quality Health Standards (NSQHS). This specifically involves leading the coordination of accreditation preparation, providing expertise regarding accreditation, including identification, planning, communication, monitoring, and evaluation of actions to comply with accreditation standards at SVCH.

The Manager will support SVCH and ensure quality systems support person centred care. In this role, they will work with the relevant managers to develop and implement improvements and ensure the alignment of quality activities and policies to the SVHNS and SVCH Quality & Safety Plans.

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

Applicant will be required to obtain a Corrective Service Clearance NSW to be able to take up this role.

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020 _017. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

What we offer:

Additional annual allowance up to $3000 payable

Free onsite parking

Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff

Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs

Supported post graduate opportunities within applicable fields

Careers development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network.

Employee Assistance Program

Work/Life balance

Application Instructions:

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.

When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab (Resume/CV( Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV( Upload.

Selection Criteria

Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia

Relevant tertiary qualifications in relevant health related field or equivalent experience in a complex health care environment.

Highly developed understanding and extensive experience in the application and evaluation of Patient Safety programs, Clinical Risk identification, improvement methodologies, system thinking and accreditation systems management and remediation within the health care setting.

High level analytical skills and experience in clinical case review methodologies including project management and change management skills.

Highly developed verbal and written communication skills including strong relationship building capabilities and influencing skills with the ability to communicate, motivate, consult, and negotiate with diverse stakeholder groups including senior managers and clinicians and consumers

Capacity for analysing and synthesising data, and experience using data and clinical information to produce reports, briefs, submissions, and presentations to drive improvement in patient safety and clinical quality.

Capacity and a capability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as collaboratively in a team environment, with an understanding of, and ability to work with, committees and a range of diverse stakeholders.

Significant technical experience and capability in Microsoft Office including Excel and basic statistical software.

Applications close on 21 April 2021

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